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Ital – Give Thanks & Praise lyrics

Intro
Yes I
Blessed meditation King Selassie I Jah
Gotta give ises for life eno
Even when them rise against I

Rastafari
Mediation of I thoughts
Meditation of I heart
Pure and divine love to earth daughters & sons
Rastafari govern and rule above
Selassie

Chorus x2
Give thanks & praise Selassie name
Ghetto youths don't be troubled
In this Armageddon this a revolution
My people hold firm and strong

Verse 1
Man a trod to the east
Trample the beast
Dutty Babylon get defeat
I a trod upright yet them a give I a fight
Beat the drums fya flames ego ones
Revolution warrior ancient bongo Nyah
Troddin from now till dem scatter
Prince Emanuel govern the square
Haile selassie rule the land
My people hold firm and strong

Verse 2
Weh dem ago wid them spies
Binghi see them from a far
Jook out all the eyes
Protected by the Prince
King Rastafari Lion of Judah
Nuh matter wah dem try
Shield of defense when mama joy cry
Stop & frisk have we youths them a die
Ina babylon sey we nah stand calm
GreatOnez a beg yuh sound the alarm

Verse 3
Jah Rastafari
The Youths them nah calm
Dem a squeeze it down the lane
In the street and after dark
Mama cry another one gone
Dutty shitstems a drive ghetto youths to wrath
Rise up elevate all your thoughts
Free your mind from hate
Justice is a reward
In the land of the sinking sand
Rastafari fear not a dutty babylon

Ted dun know King Ital
Rastafari keep it Vital
Blessed Jah nyabinghi Ises
Prince Emmanuel I Selassie I
Empress Menen I I



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